After studying this course, you should be able to:
have an understanding as to how the law has developed in its treatment of gays, lesbians and those who have historically been known as ‘transsexuals’, but who are increasingly now referred to as ‘trans people’
have an understanding of how societal and cultural attitudes to gays, lesbians and trans people have changed over time
have an understanding of how the law and society have largely ignored people with intersex conditions
have an appreciation of the way in which different beliefs – including religious, moral and political beliefs – can and do influence social attitudes and the law
have experience of weighing up conflicting arguments and arriving at your own reasoned opinion.